Archives for November 28, 2013

Changing My Mind (Some) about Pope Francis

Earlier here I expressed dismay at the media hype about the election of a new pope and said that he is not "my pope." I was not excited about the election of a new pope--as were some Protestants I know. It didn't even particularly interest me. To me, the Roman Catholic Church is just a denomination. It's a big one, admittedly, but it's just a denomination and I'm not part of it. And yet, some media talking heads and pundits in print talked about the papal choice as if it were the choice of a new … [Read more...]